Hussein Keshani leads darc and is Associate Professor of Art History & Visual Culture at The UBC’s Okanagan campus, Kelowna. His research interests include 18th and 19th C North Indian art and digital art history.
Dr. Ahlam Bavi is a conceptual artist, industrial designer, and a digital humanist. She has studied and researched at the University of Tehran, University of Lucerne, Switzerland and the University of Calgary, where her digital sculpture work was recognized by an award. She is trained in the Reggio Emilia Educational approach, as well as in VR and AR and digital technologies.
Ahlam’s visual artworks consist of conceptual sonic sculptures, digital remediate artworks, 3D calligraphy, and algorithmic 3D printed sculptures. She also collaborates with museums to improve the experience of low vision visitors and to re-imagine of artworks through digital technology.